Asparagus Frittata

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Asparagus Frittata
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Asparagus Frittata

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10

Description

Who can resist the fantastic taste of spring and fresh asparagus. Boiling them quickly in water first gives you a head start in this recipe, but be careful not to overcook it as it will finish cooking in the mixture.


Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 4 rashers of bacon chopped
  • 1 Bunch Asparagus
  • 1 cup freshly chopped mixed herbs (eg parsley, basil)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus

Instructions

  1. Fry the chopped bacon
  2. Meanwhile boil the asparagus in water for 3 minutes then cool in cold running water.
  3. We peeled the asparagus, which gives a much brighter green colour.
  4. Beat eggs in a bowl and add half the cheese and herbs.
  5. Season with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Add to the pan.
  7. Cook on a low heat for 5-6 minutes moving the egg regularly so that the runny egg ours onto the pan surface.
  8. Lay the asparagus spears on top Sprinkle over remaining cheese, then place frying pan under the grill and cook the frittata for 3-5 minutes or until set and golden.
  9. Serve hot or cold, with salad, sauces or relish. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4